Barry Farm: Events

Barry Farm Recreation Center: Pool Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Gray, in conjunction with the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Department of General Services, along with partners and stakeholders, will host a ribbon cutting for community residents at the new Recreation Center in Barry Farm. The event will mark the opening of the aquatics facility, and construction will continue on the rest of the Recreation Center, which is anticipated to be open to the public starting in the spring of 2015.

Barry Farm Resident Council Meeting

  • Campbell AME Church (basement), 2568 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, SE
  • 5:00pm-6:30pm

The monthly Resident Council Meeting will feature a discussion led by DC Housing Authority staff on lease compliance, and what residents need to know.


Zoning Commission Meeting on Barry Farm Stage 1 PUD

The DC Zoning Commission will meet on Monday evening regarding the Barry Farm PUD application.

  • Z.C. Case No. 14-02
  • PROPOSED ACTION: A&R Development, et al. “Barry Farm” – 1st-Stage PUD & Related Map Amendment @ Squares 5862, 5865, and 5866

Click here to view more information on the Zoning Commission and the PUD process.

Barry Farm Zoning Commission Hearing

  • Thursday, September 18th, 2014
  • 6:30pm
  • 441 4th Street, NW, Suite 220-S

The next zoning hearing on Barry Farm will be held on September 18th, 2014. The Zoning Commission Case is No. 14-02: A&R Development, et al. –“Barry Farm”– 1st-Stage PUD @ Squares 5862, 5865, and 5866. The hearing will be limited in scope to the issues raised by the Commission in previous hearing. Click here for the original hearing notice.

Connect.DC Twitter Town Hall

  • Tuesday, September, 9th, 2014
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • On Twitter

Connect.DC, an Initiative of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) is hosting a Twitter Town Hall conversation on civic engagement. The conversation will focus on how technology, such as social media, has impacted civic engagement. All District residents are invited to participate by following the conversation at #civictechDC and @connectdotdc. Connected Communities is a District government initiative and New Communities partner aimed at increasing internet access and use in low-access neighborhoods throughout the District. The Initiative is currently focused on two footprints, one in Ward 7 and one in Ward 8 that includes the Barry Farm community.

Barry Farm Relocation Seminar for Residents

  • 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Campbell AME Church (2562 Martin Luther King, Jr, Ave, SE)

The DC Housing Authority, in partnership with the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, will host a relocation seminar for residents. The educational seminar will provide information to residents on the relocation process, including what to expect, different housing options, and how residents can prepare. Click here for the flyer.

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